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Donaldo Gugliermo Farina (Farina, Dennis)

Born: 1944 AD
Currently alive, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Actors, Entertainers


1944 - Donaldo Gugliermo Farina, born on the 29th of February in Chicago, Illinois. He is an American film and television actor.

1967 - 1985 - He grew up in a large Italian family and served as an officer with the Chicago Police Department.

1986 - 1988 - Working as a police consultant with director Michael Mann that Farina first got interested in acting. After starting out in Chicago theater, he eventually landed film and television roles, often as a mobster or police officer.

1988 - 1998 - His films include Midnight Run, Get Shorty and Saving Private Ryan.
2004 - 2006 - He is best known by mainstream audiences as Detective Joe Fontana on NBC’s Law & Order.


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